Freyberg Pool & Fitness Centre

Freyberg Pool and Fitness Centre is at 139 Oriental Bay.

Lane swimming calendar

If you want to come in for a swim, check out our calendar to see which swimming lanes are free: Lane swimming calendar

Freyberg Pool.

Freyberg Pool

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This facility in Oriental Bay has a 33.5-metre heated indoor pool, spa, sauna, steam room, gym and aerobics studio. We offer aquafitness classes for adults.

Lane swimming calendar

If you want to come in for a swim, check out our calendar to see which swimming lanes are free: Freyberg Pool Lane Swimming Calendar

Pools

  • 33.5-metre heated indoor pool (28°C)
  • Two spa pools (38°C) 

Charges

For details, see: Pool charges. Discounts are available with family passes, multi-swim/spa passes or a Leisure Card.

Lane / pool hire

You can book out swimming lanes or the full pool for your event or activities. 

Non-commercial fees: $8.20 per hour for a 33-metre lane. Commercial fees are double. 

To book, phone 04 806 4745 or 021 247 9745.

Pay for pool hire

 

Hours

  • 3 January - 23 December: Open 6am–9pm, including public holidays
  • 24 December, Christmas Eve: Open 6am–6pm
  • 25 December, Christmas Day: Closed
  • 26 December–2 January: Open 10am–6pm
  • Fridays during the school term time: Main pool closed between 5.30pm and 8.30pm.

What you can do at Freyberg Pool

Lessons

For adults:

For any age:

Fitness

Massage

Privately-operated massage therapists offer deep tissue, pregancy, relaxation, therapeutic and sports massage. 

For more information, email freyberg.pool@wcc.govt.nz.

Bookings

To book and pay for activities, visit our Recreation bookings site.

If this is your first time booking, call 04 801 4403

Facilities

Changing rooms

  • 1 × female
  • 1 × male 
  • 1 × family / accessible with accessible shower and toilet

Cafe

Bernie's on the Bay coffee kiosk outside Freyberg Pool sells coffee and snacks between 7am and 8pm.

Note:
You may bring snacks and drinks into the facilities, but no glass bottles are permitted.

Gym

Club Active, group fitness.

Lockers

You can store your things in the free cubby holes by the main pool. Some of these are lockable. Bring your own padlock or borrow one from reception. 

Valuables tray
You can keep small items safe at reception - just ask for a free valuables tray. We'll give you a tag which you can hand back when you want to collect your items.

Sauna

This large mixed-gender sauna fits up to 16 people. The minimum age to use the sauna is 16 years and older. 

Steam room

This mixed-gender steam room fits up to 8 people. The minimum age to use the steam room is 16 years and older. 

Swim shop

We sell swimming caps, ear plugs, goggles and nose clips. We also sell Huggies Little Swimmers for infants.

Towels

Available from reception - hire one for $5 (plus $5 bond, returned to you when you bring back the towel).

Parking

Paid parking is $1.50 per hour in the main car park. There are 74 car parks, all with a 2-hour parking limit. 

For Club Active and swim members, there is also a separate car park with 20 spaces.

Accessibility

We have two mobility car parks in the main car park, and two on Oriental Parade. To find out how to get a mobility parking permit, see: Mobility parking.

The facility is wheelchair accessible with a ramp to access the building. We have one all-gender accessible changing room with an accessible shower and toilet. There is a lift to the Club Active Gym.

More information

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Phone 04 801 4530
Email freyberg.pool@wcc.govt.nz
Street Address 139 Oriental Parade, Oriental Bay